Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. the california federal district court has reopened the case over smartphone and other patents. the court has resumed a hearing before handing down its final ruling. back in august, a jury ordered samsung to pay more than $1 billion to damages in apple. now samsung is seeking to overturn that verdict. in thur's session the judge urged the two sides to reach a settlement on a global level. she indicated that her court is ready to do everything in its power for that purpose. but apple and samsung remained wide apart in their claims. the california court plans to hand down a separate ruling for each of the many cases the two firms have been fighting, making judgments on the amounts of damages and which types of samsung devices violate apple's patent rights. in the latest case, apple is asking the court to ban sales of 26 types of samsung's smartphones and other devices in the united states and also to increase the amount of the damage payments set in august. >>> starbucks executives will pay 20 million pounds in corporate tax to the british government. lawmakers are accusing the u.s. coffee chai
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
calm and clear. a storm from the pacific, dropping down from b.c. to central california. chilly showers to post coastal areas. and we'll be seeing some snow, a few inches on the sierra nevadas and moving inland as well. strongest gusts bringing temperatures down in portions of southern california in the next couple of days. out toward the east, we've been watching a stubborn system move away out over the atlantic, but what will be left over is heavy showers in the eastern gulf states as well as in the florida peninsula and you can see some severe thunderstorms erupting there too. here are temperatures. a big drop out in the northeast. new york city, 9 degrees today. 9 in d.c. a drop of 10 degrees between monday and tuesday. further up toward the north. that's your high temperature. winnipeg, minus 20. high temperature, even down to houston, 13 for the high. but overnight lows will be around the freezing point. as for europe, not too much to worry about for western and central locations. potent low bringing blizzard like conditions. it's fwog to going to push off toward the black sea. to
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
-old lloyd shapley, professor emeritus at the university of california, received a standing ovation. >> while the eu is celebrating winning the nobel peace prize, one of its largest member states has been plunged into crisis. >> first data appeared that italy was facing the prospect -- first, it appeared that italy was facing the prospect of uncertainty as mario monti appeared to be on the prospect of resigning. that pushed the stock market into a downward slide. >> in the last couple of hours, prime minister mario monti has come out and said he is not planning to step down in the near future after all, and that the nervous reaction in the markets should not be dramatized. >> investors are already nervous about what mario monti's early departure could spell for the eurozone. his tough 2013 budget, targeting a deficit of just 1.8% of gdp, is expected to pass by christmas. the financial reformer postretirement would effectively move italy's next election forward by just -- reformer's retirement would effectively move italy's next election forward by just a month or two. berlusconi announced he
Dec 18, 2012 2:30pm PST
restrictions. >> senator dianne feinstein, democrat of california, has pledged to introduce legislation early next year to ban certain assault weapons, but the powerful gun lobby is almost certain to make it difficult to get such a powerful bill through congress. >> the german president is in cobble on his second visit -- on the second day of his visit to afghanistan -- in kabul. >> issue the afghan leader that germany would continue to support afghanistan even after foreign forces pull out in 2014. after he visited with german soldiers stationed in the north of the country. germany took on one more step toward going green on tuesday. chancellor angela merkel was on hand for the opening of a power line between cities in the very north of the country. >> this is all part of germany's goal to try to modernize its power grid and phase out a clear power by the 2020. still, there is opposition. >> i of the german government has its way, the country will soon abound with new power lines like this one. chancellor angela merkel says it represents a milestone in germany's quest to wean itself off foss
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
is pushing on shore here. gusty winds even in northern california and higher elevations, you could be seeing upwards of hun h00 centimeters snowfall. that continues to push on shore accompanied by the cold temperatures. vancouver and seattle getting to the high single digits. los angeles on the other hand at 18 on thursday. let's take a look towards europe. a series systems still impacting the british isles. we're continuing to see heavy rainfall on thursday going into friday due to this widespread system pushing through here. take a look at the other side of the continent here, especially on to turkey. you've been seeing a very strong storm system. and this one has been bringing absolutely gusty winds. upwards of 60 to 80 miles per hour. and already been reported widespread heavy rain. even snowfall north involved in northern turkey. that's starting to weaken now. early next week, another system is going to develop starting to push through here yet again. mild temperatures in the west. london and paris at 8 and 9. look to the south, madrid at 14. here's a look at your extended forecast. >>>
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
a pacific system moving in bringing some stormy weather into california as well. temperaturewise, we're looking at oklahoma city just minus 2. los angeles, 19 on your holiday. i'll leave you with the extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thank you for joining us.
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
through northern california. you've hood had a bit of a break. another round of rain coming in. and some very strong winds here, too. not much changed since last week. another low moving here through eastern canada. that will bring maybe 30 centimeters of snow to northern ontario as well as quebec. blowing and drifting snow here, too, so, again, difficult driving conditions. along the cold front, it's not going to be too severe. you'll see a few thunderstorms in that rain, but certainly temperatures will be falling as the front passes. that said, though, we're seeing some unseasonably warm temperatures across the east at the moment. chicago, 19 degrees. 24 in oklahoma city. 19 for you in d.c. with 16 in new york city. all right. let's go now to europe. a very messy picture here. the western locations are starting to see a low and frontal system moving through. that's going to be producing plenty of precipitation. and a lot of it is going to be snow here, as well. the same goes for the east. we've got a couple of lows here, one moving through the eastern mediterranean coming in to turkey.